Reflections on Friendly Fire

Friendly Fire is a project developed by the Agnes Etherington Art Centre in collaboration with the Museum of Health Care engaging the power of the artist as a story teller and synthesizer. The artist, Howie Tsui investigated health and medicine during the war of 1812. The resulting exhibition illuminates the brutal conditions of the body in war and the medical techniques of the period. … More Reflections on Friendly Fire

Fenwick Operating Theatre: a life-saving surgery in Edwardian Kingston

At the heart of this story is young William Benjamin Stalker, who was born in 1891. The clinical details of his misadventure and life-saving surgery are preserved in the surgeon’s report detailing the boy’s accident and medical treatment in the January 1902 Kingston Medical Quarterly. … More Fenwick Operating Theatre: a life-saving surgery in Edwardian Kingston